Botanical Research Institute of Texas

  • 1700 University Drive
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107-3400
  • Region: Cultural District
  • (817) 332-4441
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BRIT® is a non-profit, international research and education center that studies plants and teaches about their importance to the world. Located in the Cultural District of Fort Worth, students from preschool through high school participate in BRIT's educational programs while gardeners, plant enthusiasts, and conservation-minded citizens come to BRIT for tours, classes, lectures, workshops, and special events.

BRIT is open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is free. For more information, visit

1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107, 817-332-4441

  • Banquet Capacity 230
  • Description With a variety of spaces available, BRIT offers the perfect place for your next event. The exhibit hall and commons are ideal event spaces with size flexibility and an open feel. With beautiful views, the Oak Terrace is ideal for smaller, outdoor gatherings. The lobby offers a unique place for your event. With stunning architecture and floor to ceiling windows.
  • Number of Rooms 6
  • Theatre Capacity 175
  • Board Room true
  • Largest Room: Banquet Style Seating Capacity 230
  • Largest Room: Classroom Style Seating Capacity 100
  • Largest Room: Reception Style Seating Capacity 250
  • Largest Room: Theater Style Seating Capacity 175
  • Number of Meeting Rooms 7
  • On-site Audio/Visual true
  • Outdoor Event Space true
  • Smallest Room: Seating Capacity 8
  • Total Venue Capacity 250
Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday

BRIT is open to the public on the first Saturday of the month, February - November, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon for exhibits, plant ID, Bella's Story Time (10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.), free public... More

Are you acquainted with the Burk Children's Library at BRIT? If so you know it's one of the hidden gems of Fort Worth! Join us on Saturday, October 7 from 9am - noon to celebrate this treasure at "Mr.... More

Oct 19

Sip at BRIT Celebrating BRIT’s 30th Anniversary These events will be 30-minute mixers followed by an hour of light and fun learning. March 16 High Performance Landscaping • Heather Bass and Keri... More